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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Letta Mbulu - South African vocalist, composer

Letta Mbulu was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa. Still in her teens, Letta began touring outside of Africa with the musical “King Kong,” which ran for a year in England following a highly successful two-year run in South Africa. When the tour ended, she returned to South Africa but soon the policies of Apartheid were to force her to leave her native land for the U.S.A.

She arrived in the United States in 1965 and quickly befriended such fellow South African exiles in New York City as Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela and Jonas Gwangwa - all alumni of the “King King” musical. Performances at New York's famed Village Gate club began to attract attention to her talents, particularly from jazz legend Cannonball Adderley, who invited her to tour with him (which she did throughout the remainder of the decade)....
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Music

Featured recording “Not Yet Uhuru”

Not Yet Uhuru

Columbia Records
1999
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    Letta Mbulu Sings / Free Soul

    A&M Records
    2005
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    What's Wrong With Groovin' / Send In The Clowns

    A&M Records
    2000
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    レッタ

    A&M Records
    1978
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    Letta

    A&M Records
    1978
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    Music Man / Rainy Day Music

    A&M Records
    1976
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    Music Man

    A&M Records
    1976
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    There's Music In The Air

    A&M Records
    1976
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